The extraordinary talent, diversity, and inspiration of these fine scholars are beautifully captured in this photo essay of fall commencement by Bob Douglas.
This fall commencement, approximately 192 students received degrees and/or certificates from UH Hilo’s six colleges. I mua!
In 2017, the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo celebrates its 70th year providing access to higher education for the people of Hawai‘i Island, the state, and beyond. The university began its journey in 1947 as the Hilo Program, a UH
Prof. Doudna gained international renown when she and her colleagues at UC Berkeley were the first to develop the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology that enables scientists to edit the DNA of any organism. The implications are revolutionary.
Graduating students at UH Hilo met the challenge of finals during an erupting volcano, proving nothing can stop these extraordinary future leaders of our island communities and the world. I mua!
UH Hilo Interim Chancellor Marcia Sakai hosted event May 3 to recognize this year’s retirees and longtime employees’ service milestones.
Several members of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo community were honored at the 2018 End of the Year Awards and Recognition Celebration held May 3, 2018.
Crew members gave presentations, canoe tours, and shared wayfinding lore and lessons learned from the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage. UH Hilo co-sponsored an educational expo featuring programs that promote “mālama honua” or care for the planet.
International Nights is a special time each year when UH Hilo celebrates the many cultures and international students represented on campus.
There was fun with dressing up in “ugly or festive” Christmas wear, a photo booth and cookie contest. A good time was had by all.